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Feb 28, 2014 5:00pm EST
. there have been limited comments from him directly. his kerry today spoke with foreign counterpart, his foreign minister counterpart in russia. they had a conversation about this, and again some of that conversation, the russians have said they are planning to intervene here. something is happening here. we are getting reports on the ground from people in crimea, reporters who claim they have seen russian troops. we will see what the president has to say, how strong the rhetoric is from the president. so far, other members of the administration are speaking out. the fact that the president is speaking out suggests this has moved up a notch. we have not heard from the president since he was in next ago on ukraine. interesting to see how tough he sounds when he appears in front of the cameras. >> as we await the president, i benching is the senior vice president for stonebridge group rate he is also worked as the senior adviser group i'm wondering if you can give us a little context for the president's statements today. what is the status of the ukraine government? >> thank you for the qu
Mar 3, 2014 5:00pm EST
. the next move by the united kerry will be heading to kiev tonight. they are showing support for a larger package being headed up by the imf eric wedge of russian groups on the one side will about leverage on the u.s. side? is there any leverage that they have? >> there's not a whole lot of leverage other than the isolation that the president talked about, and the threat of echo extinctions. military force, the military action not even on the table. the president believes and smart able to the, and sanctions. the suspending of the g-8 summit , canceling trade and marshall talks, those are off our table. toss could be an effort to russia out of the g-8 altogether, and then kicking them out of the wto, freezing assets to u.s. banks and european banks, and severing commercial ties. we are a long way from that, a lot of road ahead in terms of trying to reach a diplomatic solution there. tengion seem to be going up instead of down. >> thank you very much. for more on ukraine, and the potential sanctions that could be imposed on russia we have robert kahn, the former senior adviser at the world
Mar 5, 2014 5:00pm EST
is less likely. >> very constructive, that is how john kerry described talks today in paris in order to resolve the crisis and ukrainian crimea. showed no signs of leaving crimea and congress is preparing to authorize sanctions. peter cook has the latest. john kerry says progress was made that -- but risks remain. he spokewas upbeat as in paris late this afternoon. the comments followed separate talks with not only russia plus foreign minister but ukraine's foreign minister. he is talking as well with several of his european counterparts. all part of this effort to resolve the you came -- ukraine crisis. he suggested progress was made. >> we agreed today, both sides and the ukrainians also that where better served if this can be resolved through dialogue. that is important. ukraine, ground in the the special yuan envoy forced to cut short his visit after being threatened by 10 to 15 armed man and ordered to leave the region. he took refuge in a local coffee shop before he did head to the airport and leave the area. in washington, jack lew making the case to congress for $1 billion in
Mar 4, 2014 5:00pm EST
if they did do so 20 specifically to the ousted ukrainian president. as putin was speaking, john kerry was arriving in kiev and pledging support for the new ukrainian government, including a promise of $1 billion of u.s. loan guarantees for that new government. he carried a warning for vladimir putin. >> if russia does not choose to be escalate, if it is not willing to work directly with the government as i hope they will then our partners will have absolutely no choice but to join us to continue to expand upon steps we have taken in recent days in order to isolate russia politically, it will magically, and depomed -- and economically. >> president obama offered a very similar message urging putin to deescalate this crisi. s. they started drafting a formal aid package for the ukraine with addition to the law guarantees are expected to include expanded sanction authorities for the president in this showdown with vladimir putin over ukraine. collects there is less bipartisan support for the president budget plan? there may be a an agreement over ukraine but not over what he sent to congr
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